Research and Projects in Philadelphia
At the Messiah College-Philadelphia Campus, students and faculty actively compile and conduct research in the neighborhoods around the campus. Students also engage the neighborhood through several ongoing projects at the campus. This page highlights some of the recent research and projects initiated and implements at the campus.
'Text and Context'
Using the City of Philadelphia
to facilitate Student Learning
A research strategy that links course material to community life and views the neighborhood as an important arena for educational experience in a non-invasive, realistic way
- GIS Neighborhood Assessment
Students and faculty at Messiah College's Philadelphia Campus collaborated with Project H.O.M.E. to collect data about the Cecil B. Moore Homeownership Zone located in Lower North Central Philadelphia
- Philadelphia Campus Green Project
Students and staff at the Messiah College-Philadelphia Campus examine issues related to urban ecology through hands on experience in their North Central Philadelphia neighborhood